Dennis Fitzpatrick

Founding Partner
Finance, Legal & Administration

Business History
As former President and Chief Executive Officer of Beverly Hills Savings, Mr. Fitzpatrick led the company from a $100 million (assets) mutual savings and loan in 1972 to a $2 billion public company in 1983. During this period, he introduced many innovative management approaches to the business, including focusing as a mortgage banker, developing imaginative marketing programs to attract deposits and forming strategic alliances with Wall Street, European investors and other participants in the financial world. Since 1983, Mr. Fitzpatrick was been a partner in Taluswood; a townhouse project in Whistler, British Columbia where he was responsible for finance, planning, legal and administrative matters. He was also a partner in The Warmington Company; a major Southern California real estate developer from 1990 to 1992, and was formerly Chairman of CBI Financial; a consulting firm specializing in finance and real estate.

Education & Licensing
University of California, Berkeley Bachelor of Science Degree, Engineering
University of Southern California Master of Science Degree, Aerospace Engineering
University of Southern California Master of Business Administration, Finance

Personal
Mr. Fitzpatrick was a member of the NCAA championship basketball team and received many honors at the University of California at Berkeley. He is married with three children and resides in Newport Beach, California. An avid golfer, he is a member of the Santa Ana Country Club. He enjoys watching all Pac Ten sporting events.

 

Pete Hillman

Founding Partner
Marketing & Business Development

Business History
Mr. Hillman is responsible for marketing and business development activities. Since 1986, he has been involved in the Glendale Plaza project (a PacTen development) as an owner and consultant. He was able to initially obtain approval for the 18-story building (the only approval of its type outside the Glendale Redevelopment Area) and then for an increase in entitlement to 24 stories and 500,000 square feet. During this period he has also been engaged in development of other properties and managing his investments. Mr. Hillman was a founder and partner in the Grainger Company, a real estate brokerage firm specializing in representing major corporations with respect to their office space requirements. The Grainger Company represented several national accounting firms and financial institutions during that period. Prior to that, he was a real estate broker with Cushman and Wakefield and was one of the first leasing agents for the Arco Towers project.

Education & Licensing
University of Southern California

Personal
Mr. Hillman was a member of a NCAA championship baseball team and the Trojan basketball team at the University of Southern California. He is married with four children and resides in Glendale, California.